Jean M. Staats

June 18, 1918 - March 28, 2008

Jean M. Staats Of Waukesha died Friday, March 28, 2008, at age 89 at the Virginia Health and Rehabilitation Center in Waukesha.

She was born June 18, 1918, in Marinette, the daughter of Otto and Margaret (nee Bujack) Jenshak.

On July 20, 1940, she married Lawrence Staats in Milwaukee. He preceded her in death in March 1999. Jean attended Divinity Divine Charity Evangelical Lutheran Church and was a member of the American Legion Auxiliary Alonzo Cudworth Post No. 23. She was an avid seamstress and enjoyed traveling with her husband.

Jean will be sadly missed by her children: Sandy Staats of Texas, Wayne (Judy) Staats of Mequon, Lorin (Lisa) Staats of Wauwatosa, Curt (Pat) Staats of Madison and Joy (Marty) Lange of Waukesha; 16 grandchildren and nine great-grandchildren.

Private family services will be held. Burial will be at Prairie Home Cemetery.

If desired, memorials are appreciated to Virginia Health and Rehabilitation Center, 1451 Cleveland Ave., Waukesha, WI 53186. For further information, please call Randle-Dable Funeral, Cremation and Preplanning Services at 547-4035, or go to www.waukeshafunerals.com for directions or to leave an online tribute.